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Teenagers from Outer Space (1959)

Teenagers from Outer Space (1959)




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Creatures from outer space come to Earth after searching the universe for an ideal home. Their mission is to find grazing territory for their livestock of gargons. The gargons are crab like land crustaceans that grow as big as a house in a day. Naturally, they find humans more appetizing than grass, and a good alien helps the Earthlings battle the evil forces with their disintegrating ray gun.


Dawn Anderson
as Betty Morgan
Tom Lockyear
as Joe Rogers
Harvey B. Dunn
as Grandpa Morgan
King Moody
as Captain
Helen Sage
as Miss Morse
Frederic Welch
as Dr. Brandt
Tom Graeff
as Joe Rogers
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Critic Reviews for Teenagers from Outer Space

All Critics (5)

If the concept of a giant lobster tickles your fancy, worry not.

October 7, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Endearingly silly entry in the so-bad-it's-good genre of Grade Z filmmaking.

December 26, 2008 | Rating: 3/5

beware of the GARGON! and the alien named Derek.

October 23, 2006 | Rating: 0/4

The acting in Teenagers from Outer Space is particularly bad - and the source of most of the movie's unintended hilarity . . .

October 19, 2004 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Teenagers from Outer Space

For a cheap sci fi flick, Teenagers From Outer Space is actually not so bad given the budget. I thought the use of skeleton was quite funny in a good way, though they really needed to improve some of the dialogues and remove the conservative propaganda.

Sylvester Kuo
Sylvester Kuo

Super Reviewer

I half liked this movie and half didn't like it. The story is interesting even though it's cheesy, but it gets less interesting as it goes on. Overall, it's just okay.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer


One of the great unintentionally hilarious B-movies from the 50s. This one features a teenage alien be terrorised by a giant lobster, or rather the shadow of a regular lobster. Yes, the acting is pretty bad and the effects even worse but if it's laughs your after you can't go wrong. Photobucket

Emily B.
Emily B.

Super Reviewer

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